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Podium Education partners with institutions to give undergraduates hands-on technological experience in digital marketing, coding and data analytics.
Short-term Pell Grants and funding for career and technical education infrastructure could go a long way in helping community colleges address the workforce needs of small businesses in their communities, leaders say.
Corporations are increasingly partnering with community colleges to support cybersecurity education and training. The effort is meant to diversify and increase the ranks of the cybersecurity workforce.
Students are enrolling in nursing programs as nurse shortages threaten hospitals across the country. But colleges and universities are having difficulty expanding their nursing programs because of limited funds, faculty and space.
The National Education Equity Lab has created a model for helping low-income high school students and elite colleges connect. With philanthropists and universities partnering to provide college-level courses at no cost, many of the students have gone on to top colleges.
Frustrations have not disappeared at schools that are open but changed by the pandemic.
Proactive student support and mentorship culture is undervalued in academia, writes Becca Spindel Bassett, who studies inequity in higher ed.
The California state Legislature approved $5 million in additional funding for the Los Angeles Community College District to sustain programs that promote academic success for African American students at California community colleges, according to an announcement from the college district.
Enrollment rates at community colleges continue to plummet across the country as administrators seek solutions to stanch the outward flow of students.